Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Isocolus centaureae

Isocolus centaureae Dyakonchuk, 1982

on Centaurea


The galls lie between the unmodified involucral bracts and eventually fall off. They are unilocular, 2 mm long, elliptic; the wall is thin, lignified and slightly rough.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Centaurea diffusa, pseudomaculosa, solstitialis, virgata subsp. squarrosa.

parasitoids, predators

Eupelmus microzonus.


Cobo, Ribes & Pujade-Villar (2016a), Melika (2006a), Melika & Karimpour (2012a).

Last modified 23.v.2022